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ReutersBEIJING (Reuters) - A deputy head of China's top planning agency has been sacked for corruption after allegations against him were first posted online, media said on Tuesday, in the government's latest move against pervasive graft. Liu Tienan had been...
Tags: Bo Xilai, China, Xi Jinping, Punishment, Political Corruption
ReutersBEIJING, May 3 (Reuters) - China will charge a district Communist Party official with corruption, which carries a maximum penalty of death, after images of him having sex with his mistress were splashed across microblog websites last year, state media...
Tags: Bo Xilai, Government, Politics, China, Xi Jinping
Another longtime European hotel group is making fresh inroads into Asia. Kempinski Hotels, one of Europe's oldest luxury hotel groups, is adding to its portfolio of 75 properties by opening three hotels in China and another in India. "We are opening...
When it comes to doing business in China, Hollywood is well acquainted with the perils of piracy. Now it appears that architects must also be wary of unlicensed copying while in that country. Architect Zaha Hadid is reportedly dealing with a pirated...
Tags: China, Germany, Piracy, Wang Shu, Arts and Culture
Han Suyin defiantly straddled two worlds decades before multiculturalism became fashionable. "We must carry ourselves with colossal assurance and say, 'Look at us, the Eurasians!' " the half-Chinese, half-Belgian physician and author whose career swept...
World NowBEIJING – The Chinese police chief who fled to a U.S. consulate in February and set off a messy, sprawling political scandal involving murder was convicted Monday on charges of abuse of power, defection bribe-taking and “bending the law for...
World NowFor the first time, Chinese state media appear to have implicated fallen Communist Party official Bo Xilai in the murder scandal that has gripped the country, reporting that he angrily rebuked the local police chief, Wang Lijun when told that Bo's wife,...
World NowBEIJING -- Wang Lijun, the Chinese police chief who touched off a far-reaching political scandal in February when he sought refuge at a U.S. consulate, stood trial Tuesday on charges of bribe-taking and “bending the law for selfish ends.”...
World NowWang Lijun, the Chinese police official who sought refuge at a U.S. consulate earlier this year, was formally charged Wednesday with defection, abuse of power, bribe-taking and what was described by the state press as “bending the law for selfish...
World NowBefore dawn on March 18, a black Ferrari slammed into a concrete barrier in Beijing, killing the young male driver, badly injuring two young women and setting off yet another episode in the soap opera that has become Chinese politics. Chinese-language...
World NowLegal experts are questioning the trial of Gu Kailai -- the wife of a former Chinese Politburo member -- who was given a suspended death sentence for poisoning British businessman Neil Heywood....
World NowBEIJING -- The flamboyant police official who blew the whistle on China’s most sensational murder case by fleeing to a U.S. consulate appears headed for prosecution himself. Four underlings of the police official, Wang Lijun, went on trial Friday on...
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